48 houses damaged by storms in Perlis


Photo courtesy of MAIPs via Facebook

KANGAR: A total of 48 houses in Perlis were damaged by storms that occurred on Friday (June 21) and Sunday (June 21), as reported by the State Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPs) as at 10.48am Sunday.

MAIPs chief executive officer Mohd Nazim Mohd Noor said the latest data showed that 37 houses sustained damage in Sunday's incident, with an additional 11 houses affected by Friday's storm

"The majority of the houses suffered roof damage due to strong winds during the storm,” he said in a statement.

Mohd Nazim said minor damage would be eligible for assistance from the Social Welfare Department, while cases of major damage would be referred to the department for support coordinated by MAIPs and relevant agencies.

"As for damage to business premises, owners are advised to report to the Kangar Municipal Council (MPK) to facilitate assistance from agencies such as MAIPs and related agencies," he said.

The storm last Friday occurred around 7am, while Sunday's incident took place at around 2am. - Bernama

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